Students compete with underwater robots they build themselves
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Unfortunately, the Great Lakes suffer from pollution, like many other water bodies around the world. TEACH: Pollution will focus on the causes and affects of Great Lakes pollution as well as the current solutions.
Water Pollution in the Great Lakes
Water pollution is defined as a change in the chemical, physical and biological health of a waterway due to human activity. Ways that humans have affected the quality of the Great Lakes water over the centuries include sewage disposal, toxic contamination through heavy metals and pesticides, overdevelopment of the water's edge, runoff from agriculture and urbanization, and air pollution.
Areas of Concern (AOCs)
Non-native Invasive Species
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